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New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the northeastern United States. It is a peninsula, bordered on the north and east by the state of New York, on the east, southeast and south by the Atlantic Ocean, on the west by the Delaware River and Pennsylvania and on the southwest by the Delaware Bay and Delaware. New Jersey is the fourth-smallest state by area but the 11th-most populous, with 9 million residents as of 2017, and the most densely populated of the 50 states. New Jersey lies completely within the combined statistical areas of New York City and Philadelphia and is the third-wealthiest state by median household income as of 2016.

Birthplace of

Peter Boettke, Peter Joseph Boettke, in Rahway, on 3 Jan 1960
Clint Bolick, in Elizabeth, on 26 Dec 1957
Grover Cleveland, Stephen Grover Cleveland, in Caldwell, on 18 Mar 1837
Joseph Salerno, Joseph T. Salerno, on 1950
Julian Simon, Julian Lincoln Simon, in Newark, on 12 Feb 1932
William Graham Sumner, in Paterson, on 30 Oct 1840

Home To

New Jersey Libertarian Party, Tennent

Deathplace of

Grover Cleveland, in Princeton, on 24 Jun 1908
Frank Fetter, in Princeton, on 21 Mar 1949
Garet Garrett, in Tuckahoe, on 6 Nov 1954
Isabel Paterson, in Montclair, on 10 Jan 1961
William Graham Sumner, in Englewood, on 12 Apr 1910

Conferences and Conventions

New Jersey Libertarian Party, 2004 Annual Convention, in Galloway, from 12 Mar to 13 Mar 2004
New Jersey Libertarian Party, New Jersey Libertarian Party Annual Convention, in New Brunswick, on 19 Mar 2005
New Jersey Libertarian Party, New Jersey Libertarian Party Annual Convention, in New Brunswick, on 25 Feb 2006

Measures of Freedom

Freedom in the 50 States 2015-2016 | New Jersey | Cato Institute
2014: Overall rank: 47, fiscal policy rank: 40, regulatory policy rank: 47, personal freedom rank: 27, economic freedom rank: 47
LP State-by-State Membership Numbers [PDF], Libertarian Party News, Apr 2006
31 Dec 2005: Number of Members: 432

The introductory paragraph uses material from the Wikipedia article "New Jersey" as of 2 Nov 2018, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.